About 25 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
News - 7 Apr 2016Timber laws set to shake up local industry
In Indonesia, a country with a large informal sector in almost everything, legalizing timber production is tricky business.
News - 6 Oct 2015Growth in Chile’s plantations may have spelled growth in poverty
Chile’s industrial tree plantations are making a lot of money … but not necessarily for the people who live near them.
News - 27 Jul 2015A little-known big producer: Will forest policy reform in Peru support farm-forestry?
The vilification of smallholder farmers in the Amazon is finally beginning to change.
News - 23 Feb 2015EU plan to curb illegal logging: Think big by thinking small?
Policymakers urged to work with local farmers, or risk turning them into 'outlaws'.
Analysis - 3 Feb 2015Once ‘invisible,’ Africa’s domestic loggers come into the light
The European Union is driving greater emphasis on Africa's artisanal sector.
News - 27 Jan 2015Certification incentives for reducing illegal logging in Brazil may miss their mark
Smallholders are locked out of markets while real deforestation drivers continue.
Analysis - 23 Jul 2014Experts: Local activism, political measures needed to stop illegal timber
Despite agreements on better forest management and enforcement measures, illegal timber still slips through loopholes.